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Table 2 Rating questionnaire results

From: Exploring students' perceptions on the use of significant event analysis, as part of a portfolio assessment process in general practice, as a tool for learning how to use reflection in learning

Agenda setting (alpha = .60)   
Question Mean SD
1. Writing down my past clinical education helped me identify my learning needs for this attachment 2.12 1.06
2. I feel I learned more because I wrote down my learning objectives on the first day 2.5 1.35
19. Having my past clinical education written down helped my GP teacher to cover the topics I most needed to learn 2.13 1.19
SEA Process (alpha = .70)   
3. SEAs provide a useful framework for learning 3.0 1.19
7. Completing the SEAs stimulated me to look things up 2.45 1.17
13. I had to think more about the consultations I wrote up for my SEAs 3.70 1.09
Metacognition (alpha = .79)   
6. By completing the SEAs I have increased the amount I have learned. 2.58 1.24
11. The SEAs enabled me to identify what I still need to learn 2.54 1.27
16. The SEAs enabled me to identify what I already know 2.93 1.24
Audit (alpha = .61)   
10. The audit was enjoyable 2.78 1.20
15. The audit was interesting 3.23 1.20
18. I now know more about communication between primary and secondary care. 3.86 .97
Health Needs Assessment (alpha = .77)   
5. Completing the HNA has given me a clearer idea of the health needs of the population 3.46 1.25
12. The HNA was interesting 3.18 1.61
14. The HNA was enjoyable 2.81 1.25
Mentoring (alpha = .52)   
4. I learned more because I discussed my learning objectives with my GP teacher 3.07 1.33
8. My GP teacher helped a lot in my learning throughout the attachment 4.46 .69
9. Discussing the SEAs with my GP teacher increased the amount that I learned 3.09 1.25
  1. (n = 78)
  2. Scale; 1 = strongly disagree, 2 = disagree, 3 = no feelings either way, 4 = agree, 5 = strongly agree. Percentage of ratings for each point on Likert scale as well as mean and standard deviation.
  3. Internal consistency (Cronbach's alpha) shown for each sub-group